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Charles Berry Interview, 2005

In this 2005 interview, Charles Berry, a 33rd degree Scottish Rite Mason, discusses his life growing up in Cleveland in the 1930s and his involvement with the Scottish Rite Masons with whom he had been a member a the time of this interview for 48 years. Berry is a volunteer worker at the Masonic Library in Cleveland, and has acquired a wealth of knowledge of Masonic history by reading many of the books at the Library. Along the way, Mr. Berry has also met many famous Clevelanders who were…

Alan Jones Interview, 2005

In this 2005 interview, Alan Jones, Executive Secretary of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of the Valley of Cleveland (32nd Degree Masons) discusses his career as a Mason; the history of the Masonic orders in Cleveland and Ohio; and the history of the Cleveland Masonic and Performance Arts Center located at East 36th and Euclid Avenue. Jones first discusses his family's long involvement in Masonic organizations in Pittsburgh, and then his own introduction to Masonic orders in Cleveland as an…